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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 July 2024

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 this afternoon then becoming west 25 to 35 early this evening. Wind becoming west 20 to 30 late overnight then diminishing to west 10 to 20 Thursday morning. Wind increasing to west 20 to 25 Thursday evening.

Showers tonight and Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 July 2024
Friday Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to west 15 to 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 late in the day.
Sunday Wind west 15 to 25 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 06:14 AM PDT 24 July 2024

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 24 July 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 1014 mb located over southern Hecate
Strait.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating low 1019 mb located over the
Central Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday ridge located over the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 AM PDT 24 July 2024 A building ridge of high pressure offshore combined with lower
pressure inland will bring strong to gale force westerlies to
Juan de Fuca Strait this evening. Winds will ease early Thursday
morning.

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